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Brexit Is An Ominous Sign For The World

Steven Erlanger has done an excellent job of explaining the history and meaning of Brexit. In a decades-long rift in the governing Conservative Party, a vocal minority has demanded that Britain leave the European Union since the time of Margaret Thatcher. That minority grew in opposition during the Tony Blair...

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Chuck D Is Old But Not Wrong About Authentic Rap

Prophets of Rage rapper Chuck D says publications ignore the “Importance of the Group” in Hip-Hop. The rapper told Billboard that “the journals and blogs and everyone threw hip-hop down the stairs by praising the individual,” specifically citing the celebrity of Kanye West as an example. Chuck D Is Better...

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Advanced Stats Guides NBA Top 10 All Time Greatest

This latest championship and finals MVP for LeBron James makes him the 6th-best player of all time in our rankings. We based them on league MVPs, championships, finals MVPs, top 10 all-time cumulative statistics and top 10 advanced statistics. Advanced Stats Basketball consists of one-on-one concepts within a team game. Understanding...

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Kyrie’s Edge Over Steph Came From A Sizable Turnover Debt

The playoffs are a different animal. Players oppose each other, if necessary, seven times in a row in the playoffs. Twice in a row is rarity during the regular season. When a player faces an opponent several times in a row, there are fewer secrets between the teams. Players know...

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Orange Barry Goldwater 2016 Is A Huge Gift For Hillary

The presidential election of 1964 was the sixth-most-lopsided presidential election in the history of the United States behind the elections of 1936, 1984, 1972, 1864 and 1980 (in terms of electoral votes; in terms of popular vote, it was the fifth-most). President Lyndon B. Johnson had come to office less...

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In Epic Russian Uefa Clash, Sport Mirrors Euro Politics

There are people out there who don’t like our western way of life. Who see us as pompous bullies, who take every opportunity to issue edicts against us and our European allies. Who take over territory and declare it theirs using underhanded subversive violence, claiming historic ownership to justify the...

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Poll Numbers For Trump Historically Bad

Dan McLaughlin is correct when he points out how national poll numbers remain a less-than-ideal way to measure the presidential horserace, but are often the quickest way to assess where today’s race stands compared  to campaigns of the past. Looking at where Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton stand right now to the...